Martin Woodward and Mark McNeill with the RNLB Jesse Lumb at the Classic Boat Museum. David Newble email@example.com THE Isle of Wight's Classic Boat Museum in Cowes has won a £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant. The cash will help the museum explore the key role of the Isle of Wight's aviation and maritime industries during the First World War. The project will focus on the development of ships and aeroplanes and hull and propeller design for high speed craft. The many i
Adrian is delighted to be the new custodian of such an original vessel which is a responsibility he will cherish. Laura was built in 1900 for Joseph Henry Atkey. She was built open and decked over in 1910. She is totally original and is currently undergoing a full conservation management plan by Adrian prior to starting any preservation/conservation repairs.
Driac II was built in 1932 and sailed around the world by the owner A.G.H.Macpherson. The vessel has been surveyed and is now under going an extensive refit at Simpson Boat building & Engineering in Cumbria.